S”no”w school ’til Thursday

The minister for education, Batt O’Keeffe, has ordered all schools to close until Thursday at least due to weather conditions.  We look forward to getting back as “cabin fever” is setting in!

Cleaner Required

A cleaner is required for Carlow Edcuate Together National School.  An advertisement went in the Nationalist paper today on page 19.  The work woulod consist of 10 hours, (2 hours per day).  Applicants, ideally, should have experience.  For more information, please contact 059-9179453 or email Eleanor Peters, chariperson on carlow.educate.together@gmail.com

Swine Flu Guidelines

With the new school year coming up shortly, a few parents have asked about our school’s policy on Swine Flu.  We have been working with the DES and HSE since July regarding guidelines.  Like every other school in the country, we have been advised to follow the guidance given by the HSE and the Department […]

Congratulations John!

Congratulations to Board of Management member, John Moran, on his successful re-election to Laois County Council.  We are delighted for him and look forward to seeing him at our next Board of Management meeting.

Budget Protest

Well done to all the 60-70,000 people who marched in Dublin against the budget cuts.  Simon only found a few familiar faces amongst them but he’s certainly not looking happy!  If anyone else from our school was there, bring in your photos and we’ll stick them up on the web site!

2nd Level Petition

All over the country today, all Educate Together schools opened their doors to allow people to sign a petition.  The petition will be sent to the government asking them to allow Educate Together to be a patron of Second Level Schools.  At 9 o’clock this morning, one of our parents was he 1,000th signiture.

Carlow People Interview with Simon

Simon was interviewed by Carlow People Newspaper on 26th August, just before school started. Below is the article: Tuesday August 26 2008 Isn’t it strange how life happens? No one knows this better than Simon Lewis, the newly appointed Principal of the about-to-be-opened Educate Together school. Just as he completed his studies in computer science […]